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North, South Korea exchange fire near sea border
Seoul, Jan 27 (DPA) North and South Korea Wednesday exchanged fire in waters off their disputed western sea border, officials and news reports in Seoul said.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 12:07:49 PM

Financial stability has improved but new challenges ahead: IMF
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) The global economy is at last emerging out of the crisis with financial markets rebounding after the collapse of Wall Street investment firm Lehman Brothers in 2008, but extraordinary challenges remain, says the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 11:44:38 AM

Rajapaksa takes big lead as soldiers surround Fonseka hotel
Colombo, Jan 27 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa took a comfortable lead Wednesday in the country's first election since the Tamil Tigers were defeated after 25 years of bloody war. Hours after voting was over, heavily armed soldiers surrounded the hotel where Rajapaksa's main challenger General Sarath Fonseka was staying.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 11:13:43 AM

BJP playing politics: Chatwal
New York, Jan 27 (IANS) Controversial Indian American hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal has accused Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of playing politics in questioning the award of Padma Bhushan to him in Republic Day honours.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 11:13:17 AM

Rajapaksa extends lead as troops surround Fonseka hotel
Colombo, Jan 27 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has extended his lead over his main rival former army chief General Sarath Fonseka in the presidential election as heavily armed troops Wednesday surrounded the hotel where the general was staying.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 10:35:08 AM

Troops surround Colombo hotel where Fonseka is lodged
Colombo, Jan 27 (IANS) Heavily armed soldiers surrounded a hotel here where the main challenger in the presidential election, General Sarath Fonseka, is staying, a media report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 10:18:17 AM

Rajapaksa takes early lead in Sri Lanka's presidential poll
Colombo, Jan 27 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has taken an early lead over his main rival former army commander General Sarath Fonseka in the presidential election results announced here Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 9:51:53 AM

Two more LTTE supporters get 25 years for arms shopping
New York, Jan 27 (IANS) Two more Canadian Sri Lankans have been sentenced to 25 years in prison for attempting to buy heat-seeking missiles and military assault rifles for Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger rebels.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 9:24:46 AM

Indian Airlines hijacker deported to India
Toronto, Jan 27 (IANS) Canada Tuesday deported the mastermind of the 1984 Indian Airline hijacker to India.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 9:03:41 AM

American middle class dream is slipping away
New York, Jan 27 (IANS) The American middle class dream is fast getting out of reach for more and more people as tough economic times take toll on their incomes and quality of life, says a study by the US Commerce Department.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 8:41:04 AM

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